Audi presented the new A3 and S3, which will be available next month. It comes to updating the current generation of models, which is quite extensive and includes the integration of the latest technology manufacturer. Updated A3 and S3 rely on the familiar design, noticed a new grille and front lights Xenon plus redesigned. With a new layout and tail lights are like rear bumper is fitted with an integrated diffuser. Among the options already present matrix LED headlights. The interior has also undergone a slight upgrade, offering new steering wheel with three spokes and an updated MMI system with voice control. Surcharge available digital dashboard Audi virtual cockpit, which replaces conventional analog devices. The technology debuted with the new R8, it is also available in A4.
Another new technology on board A3 and S3 system is moving in traffic jams. It can independently manage the car at speeds up to 65 km / h, it can be secured and modernized function to maintain lane. The range of engines A3 model includes six gasoline and diesel proposals, a plug-in hybrid version and a methane. Petrol were 1.0 TFSI with 115 hp, 1.4 TFSI with 150 hp and 2.0 TFSI with 190 hp Diesel options are 1.6 TDI with 110 hp and 2.0 TDI, which is available with 150 and 184 hp.
The version of natural gas – A3 Sportback g-tron, used TFSI engine with a capacity of 1.4 liters, but develops 110 hp. The hybrid model carries the designation A3 Sportback e-tron, combines petrol and electric motor, and can recharge batteries with a capacity of 8 kWh into the grid. The total capacity of the system is 204 hp Sporty Audi S3 is powered by a modernized version of the 2.0-liter TFSI engine that has been tuned to generate 310 hp or 10 hp more than before.
The model is available in several versions of the coupe – hatchback with three or five-door sedan and convertible. Updated A3 and S3 will be available in the market at the beginning of May. Prices in Germany start at 23,300 EUR.